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Private Tutors

Welcome to our database of Private Tutors of Japanese in the UK. Users can search for a tutor by clicking on the regions listed below. Tutors wishing to register their details on this database should submit a Private Japanese Tutor form. To allow us to keep our records as up to date as possible please inform us of any incorrect information or if any of your details change.

By default, tutors are listed according to the date they registered, with the newest tutors at the top.

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Name: Mrs Sato Yuri
Location: Swansea
Email: Sato_Yuri[ at ]
Levels: From beginner to advanced level
Details: BA in Literature and Business, 5 Years of teaching non-native speakers Japanese in Yonex Tokyo Office


Name: Mrs Noriko Hall
Location: Cardiff, Neath, Swansea
Email: learnjapanonline[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language and Japanese culture. The degree of Bachelor of commerce. Native Japanese speaker. I am currently teaching online both children and adults as well as teach face to face lessons. Also I run my online school for Japanese children and organize seminar. My website is


Name: Masahito Kawamura
Location: Hereford
Email: kawamurajp[ at ]
Phone: +16503368570
Levels: entry level
Details: Volunteer level of teaching Japanese. upper intermediate level of English.


Name: Riyoko Miyauchi
Location: Swansea, Cardiff
Email: japaneswansea[ at ]
Levels: All levels from children to adults
Details: Certified in the theory and techniques required to teach Japanese at Sendagaya Japanese Institute, tokyo.Currently teaching Japanese in Swansea privately and teachimg Japanese and maths at Japanese school in Cardiff.


Name: Jennifer Shanmugaratnam
Location: Penarth, Cardiff and surrounding areas
Email: japanese.nihongo[ at ]
Phone: 07983520473
Levels: I specialise in tutoring beginners
Details: BA Japanese from Oxford University, MA Japanese Translation from SOAS, 10 years teaching experience in Japan and the UK.


Name: Rabaab Morris
Location: Swansea, Cardiff, Newport.
Email: japanesewithrabaab[ at ]
Phone: 07778509476
Levels: Absolute Beginner to Advanced.
Details: MA Applied Japanese Linguistics, SOAS, London. BA Pacific and Asian Studies (Japan), U. Victoria, Canada. JLPT Level 1. Several years\' experience as a private Japanese and English language tutor in Canada, Japan, and the UK. Experienced Japanese-English translator. Ex-JET Programme participant (1995-98, CIR).


Name: Derek Beddow
Location: Llandudno, North Wales
Email: delandsum[ at ]
Phone: 07429469256
Levels: Beginners speciality. Distance learning materials available and downloadable to MP3
Details: MA in Education. TESOL Diploma. 20 years teaching experience. Taught in Peru & Japan.


Name: Mari Okumura
Location: Carmarthenshire, Swansea
Email: mari_okumura[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Native Japanese speaker , Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, Currently teaching at Swansea University and privately


Name: Amran Abdul Hadi
Location: Wales : Cardiff
Email: amran_abdhadi[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, JLPT levels 4, 3 and 2.
Details: Passed Level 1 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Studied for two degrees in Japan for a total of 6 years. Experience of teaching beginners in Malaysia.